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Commencement on the National Mall and School Celebration Tickets
Spring 2015 and Summer 2015 applicants can pick up their Commencement on the National Mall and school celebration tickets directly from their school, once they have completed the mandatory online graduation survey. Graduates will need to present a copy of their email confirmation and valid GWorld card to claim their tickets at designated distribution points. Please review the Ticket Distribution Schedule for ticket information.
Graduates will receive six guest tickets for Commencement on the National Mall. The quantity of tickets for school celebrations varies by school.
Commencement on the National Mall tickets for Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 graduates will be mailed by Friday, April 17, 2015 to the graduates' diploma address on file.
Graduates will need to submit a letter stating their situation and the lost item(s) to the University Events. A letter can be emailed to University Events, Marvin Center, Suite 204, 800 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052. Upon the Assistant Vice President's review and approval, the lost item(s) will be reissued.
Extra Tickets for University Commencement
Graduates can be placed on a wait list, maintained by University Events, beginning Saturday, February 1, 2015. Tickets on the wait list can only be held for the graduate.
The wait list does not operate on a first-come, first-served basis. If extra tickets are made available, graduates will receive email notification from the University Events after Thursday, April 30, 2015.
Students are also encouraged to ask their friends if they have any extra tickets at their disposal.
Tickets for Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Candidates will receive ten (10) guest tickets. Please review the Ticket Distribution Schedule. If candidates need extra tickets, they can add their information to the wait list, beginning February 1, 2015.
The wait list does not operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Instead, if extra tickets are made available everyone on the list will receive an equal number of tickets. Individuals who are on the list will be notified after Thursday, April 30, 2015.